Panel

Italian
about 1730


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 101.6 x 52.7 cm (40 x 20 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

56.474

Medium or Technique

Silk; Bizarre silk: lampas, silk and metallic threads on silk lampas damassé ground

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Figured rosy terracotta ground with brocaded pattern showing undulating floral vines in polychrome silks and large fantastic leaves, scallops and flowers fantastic leaves, scallops and flowers in plain and frisé gold yarns. Colors faded; gold worn and tarnished. Both selvedges, with green satin stripe and double cord, remain.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Getrude Townsend